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Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Donuts

Jan 18, 2019

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The New Year is already flying by and resolutions are in full swing. I know a major resolution on lots a lists is to eat healthier, heck it’s something I even want to accomplish! I have a major sweet tooth so just starting to eat healthily and cutting out sweets cold turkey doesn’t quite work for me. I have to ease my way into it and still let myself have what I crave. I love me some donuts but instead of going with the usual unhealthy donut that makes you feel sluggish I made a healthier version that actually gives you some energy in the morning!

Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Donuts Recipe

Ingredients

For the donuts

  • 1/3 cup (75.6 g) melted and cooled coconut oil
  • 2/3 cup (150 g) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups (192 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) buttermilk
  • ¾ cup (96 g) whole oats

For the frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp 2% milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2-2/3 cup chopped fresh blueberries

Instructions

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease donut pan and set aside.

-Combine coconut oil, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and eggs until thoroughly combined.

-Using a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.

-Slowly add flour mixture and buttermilk to the wet mixture until just combined.

-With a spatula fold in whole oats.

-Spoon batter into donut pan, filling just below the edge.

-Bake for 15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

-Allow doughnuts to cool for 10 minutes before placing onto a wire rack.

-Let cool completely before applying frosting.

-To make your frosting, whip room temp butter until fluffy (2-3 min). Add milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Slowly add blueberries while mixing until desired blue colored is reached.

-Dip donuts into the frosting and enjoy!

For more healthy recipes to jumpstart your new year check out my favorite paleo chocolate chip muffins! Also, this was my favorite book to learn all about the paleo diet!

comments +

  1. Jodi Graham says:

    Mmmmmm these look so beautiful (almost too beautiful to eat!) I had no idea donuts were so easy to make at home…I think I’ve found my new vice LOL!

  2. bumpeverafter says:

    These look delicious! I will have to try them for sure!

  3. I love donuts! They are my favorite “cheat food”! These sound so good and less like cheating! I definitely am going to try these!

  4. Eimear says:

    These almost look too good to eat! I love blueberries so I’m going to have to try these for sure!

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